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International Protests and Social Movements

Movements that have changed the world:  books on Protest and Social Movements from Palgrave Macmillan and Pluto Press.

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Wartime Dissent in America

A History and Anthology

Wartime Dissent in America tells the story of U.S. wartime dissent by exploring the speeches, pamphlets and essays of war opponents in every major American war...

Robert Mann

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Peaceful Islamist Mobilization in the Muslim World

What Went Right

In Peaceful Islamist Mobilization in the Muslim World: What Went Right, Julie Chernov Hwang presents a compelling and innovative new theory and framework for...

Julie Chernov Hwang, PhD

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Nonviolent Resistance in the Second Intifada

Activism and Advocacy

This edited volume explores a range of approaches to nonviolent or popular resistance in the Second Intifada. Written by scholar-activists with diverse...

By Maia Carter Carter Hallward and Julie M. Norman

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Anti-War Activism

New Media and Protest in the Information Age

The first academic account of the 21st century anti-war and peace movement. Empirically rich and conceptually innovative, Anti-War Activism pays especially...

"...The first academic account of the 21st century anti-war and peace movement. Empirically rich and conceptually innovative, Anti-War Activism pays especially.... The first academic account of the 21st century anti-war and peace movement. Empirically rich and conceptually innovative, Anti-War Activism pays especially close attention to the changed information environment of protest, the complex alliances of activists, the diversity of participants, as well as campaigners' use of new (and old) medi..."

By Kevin Gillan, Jenny Pickerill and Frank Webster

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Protest and Organization in the Alternative Globalization Era

NGOs, Social Movements, and Political Parties

This book details the history of the alter-globalization protests over the last decade and the attempts by various groups on the global left to build...

Heather Gautney

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Civilian Jihad

Nonviolent Struggle, Democratization, and Governance in the Middle East

The Middle East, a region infamous for political violence and a democratic deficit, boasts a rich but little-known history of nonviolent civilian-led struggles...

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Citizen Youth

Culture, Activism, and Agency in a Neoliberal Era

What are the ties that bind the ‘good youth citizen’ and the youth activist in the twenty-first century? Contemporary young people are encouraged -- through...

Jacqueline Kennelly

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Social Movements in Latin America

Neoliberalism and Popular Resistance

Recent decades have witnessed a worldwide change in social and economic relations, accompanied by a multi-dimensional global crisis and major popular uprisings...

By James Petras and Henry Veltmeyer

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Analyzing a broad range of movements, this volume, now available in paperback, reflects on the many challenges that globalization presents for transnational...

By Hanspeter Kriesi, Donatella Della Porta and Dieter Rucht

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Just and Unjust Interventions in World Politics

Public and Private

Taking insights and controversies from feminist political theory, Lu looks to illuminate alternative images of 'sovereignty as privacy' and 'sovereignty as...

"...Taking insights and controversies from feminist political theory, Lu looks to illuminate alternative images of 'sovereignty as privacy' and 'sovereignty as.... Taking insights and controversies from feminist political theory, Lu looks to illuminate alternative images of 'sovereignty as privacy' and 'sovereignty as responsibility', and to identify new challenges arising from the increased agency of private global civil society, and their relationship with the world of states.. ..."

Catherine Lu

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Realizing Human Rights

Moving from Inspiration to Impact

Pulitzer Prize winner Samantha Powers brings together the most influential minds to discuss the future of human rights

"...Pulitzer Prize winner Samantha Powers brings together the most influential minds to discuss the future of human rights. At the dawn of a new era, this book brings together leading activists, policy-makers and critics to reflect upon fifty years of attempts to improve respect for human rights. Authors include President Jimmy Carter, who helped inject human rights concerns into US policy; Wei Jingsheng, who struggled to do so in China; Louis Henkin, the modern "father" of international law, and R..."

By Samantha Power and Graham Allison

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Social Movements in Politics, Expanded Edition

A Comparative Study

In this book, Zirakzadeh examines different types of social movements, from the Greens in Germany to the Shining Path in Peru. Written in an accessible manner,...

Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh

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Pluto Press

Revolution, Democracy, Socialism

Selected Writings

The first serious collection of Lenin's writings for decades. Editor Paul Le Blanc argues that Lenin was committed to democracy.

V.I. Lenin

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